[mythtv-users] How big is your database on disk?

Dave Richardson mythtv at derdev.com
Fri Apr 22 18:09:46 UTC 2011

 On Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:55:34 -0400, "Michael T. Dean" 
 <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 04/22/2011 08:01 AM, Richard Morton wrote:
>> of course the amount of previous recordings

 [ snippage ]

> 1489 programs, using 6.2 TB (1 month 29 days 8 hrs 4 mins)
> (at the bottom of the "Recorded Programs" page in MythWeb).  This is 
> the
> only statistic that will really affect the "influenceable" database
> size--assuming you don't create MythVideo seek tables.
> Note, also, if you've installed the MythGame ROM DB, it would take 
> about
> 27MiB, and you may have around 10MiB or so of Internet content in 
> there,
> if you use MythNetvision.  (I have neither in the above--though I 
> have
> all the plugins installed, I don't own any ROMs, so I have no need to
> install the ROM DB data, and I went into MythNetvision and cleared 
> out
> my MNV subscriptions just to give a better picture of DB usage in 
> MythTV.)
> Note, also, that we are planning a change which will reduced the size 
> of
> recorded seek tables by about 40% and will significantly reduce the 
> size
> of the MythVideo (file) seek tables/markup (where seeing 1/10 the
> current size wouldn't be at all surprising).
> Mike
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 cool, thanks!  (I don't use Game or Netvision yet, so I'm hopefully on 
 the lower end of usage).

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